These days we expect every website we visit to be elegant, easy to use and informative. We are used to clever graphics and beautiful images and can be harsh when it But when the web began websites looked a little different. In this post I...

Your E-commerce website is your virtual shop, it must greet people with a warm welcome, show them exactly what is on offer and be easy to navigate. It needs to convert online visitors into paying customers, especially if you are selling solely online. Here are...

We recently launched our new magazine, ENGAGE… for success. We decided to publish an online and printed version. But does anyone really take any notice printed media these days? Did we do the right thing printing our magazine? We were curious, so we looked into how successful printed...

Search Engines are complex machines. They sweep through millions of web pages and rank them all in order of, well, what? This summary seeks to try and explain their methods and how you can use this knowledge to improve your page ranking and optimise your site...

Do you need your contact details on your website? Or is it simpler to have a contact form? Many websites (especially stores) have removed their contact details in favour of a contact form. Customers are asked to enter their message and trust in blind faith that somebody...

Emails are being overtaken by social media, right? Wrong. Most businesses still connect through emails. Social media is great for marketing and targeting new customers, especially when trying to reach a new younger demographic. But email communication is still vital for businesses and can be a...

4 years ago on May 14th 2010, our website went live! Our website has changed quite a bit since the first edition we launched and I can tell you it’s been a busy 4 years! I'm sure your's has too?! Website designs have changed, styles have come in and out of...

As with a house, websites need a bit of maintenance now and then to stop them looking shabby and unkempt. Now more and more businesses have an online presence, the competition between sites is tough and if your website is not kept up to date...

These days many more business owners realise the importance of focusing on what their local area has to offer, whether that be through locally sourced products, people or service providers. The use of hyperlocal marketing campaigns is growing with large corporations sometimes branching out or...

Without strong foundations, a house can crack and collapse. Similarly, a website can begin to break apart without the right foundations. Here are the key foundations for a strong website: Domain name: Not necessarily your company name. When deciding upon your domain name, think about what people will type...